"I love you too," he responded tersely, and then started to cry.
The common practice of ordinary collectors, until at least very recently, has been tersely described as being to " shoot a bird, take off its skin, and throw away its characters."
In some of his smaller books, however, he shows great powers of condensation and arrangement, and writes tersely enough.
Events soon appraised the ultra-Federalist judgment of American democracy, so tersely expressed by Fisher Ames as "like death.
The three moved with her, Pierre speaking tersely in French on the phone.
He strongly deprecated blind empiricism; the aphorism " rt ireipa o 4 aXepr t,) Kpicns XaXe ril " (whether it be his or not), tersely illustrates his position.